Unit C

Module 5 ~ Lesson 7


In this lesson, you explored the following essential questions:
  • What are the applications of cellular respiration for fitness?
  • How do metabolic toxins affect cellular respiration?

As you researched metabolic toxins, you saw how knowledge of cellular respiration is essential when determining what may inhibit the functioning of a cell. This knowledge has applications in the industries of agriculture, food, and medicine.


VO2 max: used to measure how well an athlete is able to use oxygen during an activity;  units are mL/kg/min


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